Macallan launches Chinese New Year gift pack

Edrington-owned The Macallan has created a limited edition gift set for its Double Cask 12 Years Old Scotch whisky to celebrate Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year – also known as the Lunar New Year – will begin on 25 January, marking the Year of the Rat. The Macallan Lunar New Year gift box contains two bottles of The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old, which has an ABV of 43%. This is the third gift pack…

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Dalmore 28yo Scotch marks Chinese New Year

Scotch whisky The Dalmore has bottled a 28-year-old single malt to mark Chinese New Year and simultaneously launched a celebratory gift pack for its King Alexander III expression. This Chinese New Year will begin on 25 January and marks the Year of the Rat. The 28-year-old Dalmore expression has been aged in American white oak ex-Bourbon casks and Graham’s Tawny Port pipes. Only 1,300 bottles have been created, with 300 earmarked for Asia travel retail.…

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Berry Bros bottles BenRiach for Chinese New Year

Wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has bottled a 2008 vintage BenRiach single malt Scotch to mark Chinese New Year – the Year of the Rat. Chinese New Year, the Chinese festival that marks the start of the Chinese calendar, will begin on 25 January, with 2020 being the Year of the Rat. Bottled at 58.3% ABV, the single malt whisky is limited to only 100 bottles, priced at £88 (US$115) per 700ml.…

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Douglas Laing launches Chinese New Year whiskies

Independent Scotch whisky bottler Douglas Laing has released a trio of limited edition single cask expressions to celebrate Chinese New Year – the year of the pig. The three expressions include two Old Particular single cask bottlings – a 2007 Bunnahabhain and a 2007 Glengoyne – and a 1995 XOP Craigellachie, which has been matured in a single Sherry cask. The 1995 and 2007 vintages were selected as these were previous years of the pig. Each bottled…

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